32 People Reveal The One Book That Blew Their Minds

Thought Catalog

There are probably a handful of books out there that have changed the way you see everything — fiction and non-fiction. Some of them you read in high school or earlier, and others you discovered or rediscovered in your adult life. I went to AskReddit to learn what books have changed people’s lives. Consider this your Spring reading list.

1. One full of intellectual surprises

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Thinking Fast and slow by Daniel Kahneman

2. Being intelligent is so hard

Flowers for Algernon absolutely hit me hard.

It really made me think about intelligence and knowledge as a blessing and a curse. The whole “ignorance is bliss” versus “once you see, you cannot un-see” concept really made me think about knowledge in a whole new light.

Also, it completely twisted my brain with the internal debate of whether romance is based more on personality match or intelligence match.

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